Tag Archive: F1 Strategy Group

Nov 02

Wolff explains ‘concept flaw’ in proposed F1 engine plans

“The flaw of the concept is that it’s a completely new engine and new investment.”

20170324-096Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says Formula 1’s proposed new power units for 2021 are ‘a completely new engine’ and haven’t been met positively by existing manufacturers. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 04

F1 team tech chiefs not expecting ‘huge tricks’ with Halo aero

“The definition isn’t finally issued yet so we don’t exactly know what opportunities we’ll have”

Technical bosses from a number of Formula 1 teams are not expecting to gain any noticeable aerodynamic performance through the fairings that will be added to the ‘Halo’ cockpit device upon its introduction in 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 21

Lauda slams ‘overreaction’ with Halo introduction

“You have to make the right decision in such a situation. The halo is the wrong one.”

2017-06-09-09-04-41_0035Three-time Formula 1 world champion and Mercedes non-executive director Niki Lauda has slammed the decision to introduce the ‘Halo’ cockpit protection for 2018, calling it an “overreaction”.  Read the rest of this entry »

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May 10

Mercedes reveals new W08 driver branding for Spanish GP

The team has made use of the much-maligned shark fin

Mercedes reveals new W08 driver branding for Spanish GPMercedes has revealed renders of its W08 Formula 1 car showing its new driver branding to aid identification ahead of this weekend’s Spanish Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 17

Vegas night race mooted amidst F1 calendar expansion talk

“The FIA makes more money, the teams make more money, we make more money”
Vegas night race mooted amidst F1 calendar expansion talkThe Formula 1 World Championship calendar could grow beyond its current 21 races as new owners Liberty Media evaluate ways to capitalise financially on its new prized asset.
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Feb 25

Max Yamabiko: The impact of more regulation delays

The last few months has seen a lot of discussions and disagreements behind closed doors about the 2017 Formula 1 rules

Max Yamabiko: The impact of more regulation delaysMax Yamabiko discusses how teams – especially the smaller ones – are being put under huge pressure by the continue failure to finalise the 2017 regulations.

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Nov 21

Lotus asks F1 to ‘review its business model’

“I believe it is crucial for Formula 1 to review its business model” – Gastaldi
2015-10-23_39148 Lotus F1 deputy team principal Federico Gastaldi has called for Formula 1 to review its business model and has given a stern warning if certain situations continue the sport will drive fans away. Read the rest of this entry »
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